Formal Minutes

Tuesday 11 December 2007

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Mr Jeremy Browne
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
David T.C. Davies
Mrs Janet Dean
Patrick Mercer
Margaret Moran
Gwyn Prosser
Bob Russell
Martin Salter
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

Domestic Violence

Ordered, That Dr Nazia Khanum be appointed a Specialist Adviser to assist the Committee in matters relating to the online consultation to be held in connection with the Committee's inquiry into domestic violence.

Police Funding

The Committee considered this matter.

Police pay award

Resolved, That the Committee take oral evidence from the Police Federation.

Committee's future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into managing migration.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into human trafficking.

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals (disclosure of Chairman's draft Report)

The Committee considered this matter.

Security Industry Authority

The Committee considered this matter.

The Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union: twelve months on

The Committee considered this matter.

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals

(Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Committee's consideration of the Chairman's draft Report on the Government's counter-terrorism proposals are published in the First Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Session 2007-08 (HC 43)

The Government's Counter-terrorism Bill

The Committee considered this matter.

Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, and David Ford, Head, Counter-terrorism Bill Team, Home Office, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 18 December at 10 am.